Birth Name: Taylor M. Ortega
Place of Birth: Cranbury, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 26, 1989
*50% British Isles [Irish, likely English]
Taylor Ortega is an actress and writer.
Taylor’s father is of one half Irish, one quarter Spanish, and one quarter German descent. Her mother’s ancestry is half Italian, as well as Irish, and possibly English.
Taylor’s paternal grandfather was named Russell A. Ortega (the son of Raphael/Ralph Ortega and Susan/Sussie). Raphael was Spanish. Susan was the daughter of German parents.
Taylor’s paternal grandmother was Mary Bradley (the daughter of Peter Joseph Bradley and Julia Spilane). Peter was the son of Darby Bradley, who was born in Scotland to Irish parents, and of Jane O’Malley, who was Irish. Julia was the daughter of John Spilane, whose parents were Irish, and of Hannah McGuire, who was Irish.
Taylor’s maternal grandfather was Antonio/Anthony J. DiBuono (the son of Ciro DiBuono and Maria/Mary Mentori). Antonio’s parents were from Acerra, Napoli, Campania, Italy.
Taylor’s maternal grandmother was Geraldine F. Woods (the daughter of Herbert Woods and Evelyn M. Callahan). Evelyn was the daughter of Richard T. Callahan and Marry V., whose mother was Irish.
Sources: Taylor’s paternal grandfather was Russell A. Ortega, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Taylor’s paternal grandmother, Mary (Bradley) Ortega – https://www.familysearch.org
Taylor’s paternal great-grandmother, Julia Spilane, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Taylor’s maternal grandfather, Antonio/Anthony J. DiBuono, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Taylor’s maternal grandfather, Antonio/Anthony J. DiBuono – https://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Taylor’s maternal great-uncle, Herbert A. Woods – https://obits.lohud.com
Taylor’s maternal great-grandmother, Evelyn Callahan, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org